Aptron® Acquires WebWizard Product Family from ERIS CorporationJune 11th, 2018
Acquisition adds Web application development tools and third-party integration
Florham Park, NJ – May 31, 2018 – Aptron Corporation, a leading provider of administrative software solutions for higher education, today announced that it has acquired key assets from Eagle Rock Information Systems (ERIS) Corporation, including Eagle Rock’s WebWizard family of products as well as integration software developed for a number of higher education ancillary application software packages. Aptron will continue to support existing ERIS customers and partners and sell ERIS offerings and solutions worldwide. Portions of the ERIS software will be integrated to work with Aptron’s Top 10 Collegix Student Information System.
The easy-to-use Web Wizard and Data Ready products enable rapid deployment of Data Base information within a browser. With Insta-Pages, a developer can quickly create HTML pages that will read, display, and update ERP files. The WebWizard Reporting App (wwRApp) for Mobile devices extends database reporting natively on mobile devices including Apple and Android phones and tablets as well as on Kindle Fire. WebWizard is currently used by organizations throughout North America to develop specialized applications that integrate with their ERP system.
The ERIS TranscriptsPlus Connector allows Ellucian Colleague users to fully automate the transfer of information to and from Credentials Solutions TranscriptsPlus automated online transcript ordering service. Credentials Solutions is a technology intensive service company that provides comprehensive business process solutions to more than 500 higher education institutions and municipalities across the United States. Additional ERIS middleware was acquired that integrates Ellucian Colleague databases with software from Nelnet Business Solutions and Modo Labs, Inc.
Eagle Rock founder Melvin Soriano will be joining the Aptron team as Director, Integration and Innovation. In this role, Mr. Soriano will lead and foster the ongoing development of the WebWizard product family as well as providing new directions for other Aptron products and services. Mr. Soriano brings with him a shared commitment for excellent service, deep expertise and an environment that supports and encourages clients and employees.
“Aptron’s acquisition of ERIS products and Mel Soriano joining our team” explains Aptron President Makosky, “provides great growth opportunity through comprehensive technical solutions for our combined clients. As organizations move towards integrated technological solutions across multiple platforms, we will be wonderfully positioned to support them on that journey. Our expanded business will serve enterprise organizations across the USA, both in education and in other industries.”
Since 1983, Aptron has partnered with leading institutions to automate a broad range of higher education operations and business initiatives. Aptron Collegix® enterprise software provides a central platform that delivers a truly integrated suite of applications to meet the specific requirements of colleges, universities and other higher educational institutions. Aptron is one of fourteen vendors named in the 2017 and 2018 Gartner “Market Guide for Higher Education Student Information Systems”. In May of 2017, Aptron was selected as a “Top 10 Student Information System Provider” by Education Technology Insights Magazine. The company is located in Florham Park, New Jersey. For more information on Aptron and the Collegix platform, visit aptron.com.
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